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Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

  Soror Dr. Maya Angelou, writer of the classic autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has died.  It was first reported in a local North Carolina paper.She was 86 years-old. See the rest of the article here: Her death comes days after canceling her appearance at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards luncheon, […]

Soror Maya Angelou Selected for Cole Haan Campaign, Loves Their Purses

Soror Maya Angelou Selected for Cole Haan Campaign, Loves Their Purses

Celebrating 85 years in the industry, fashion giant Cole Haan selected four contemporaries that epitomize the brand for its fall advertising campaign, and guess who was one of the four? None other than our Soror, Ms. Maya Angelou! Titled Born in 1928, the campaign also highlights photog Elliott Erwitt, spaceman Jim Lovell and fashion icon […]

GET WELL SOON CARD: Soror Maya Angelou Hospitalized

GET WELL SOON CARD: Soror Maya Angelou Hospitalized

Sorors from around the world are sending their love, thoughts, and prayers to poet and author, Soror Maya Angelou, as she recovers from recent hospitalization. She is reported to be at her Winston-Salem home after spending a few days at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center being treated for an undisclosed illness. Her physician, Dr. Jeff […]

Soror Maya Angelou Pens New Memoir, Mom, Me, & Mom

Soror Maya Angelou Pens New Memoir, Mom, Me, & Mom

With seven autobiographies under her belt, our Soror Maya Angelou, is still taking time for personal reflection and celebration. In her newest memoir, Mom & Me & Mom, Soror Angelou explores her relationship with her mother, Vivian Baxter. Literary fans are abuzz about this new work from such an extraordinary, timeless woman. In a recent interview, […]

Snapped Sorors: Maya Angelou shows Hatitude, Lynn Whitfield Gets Social, and Wanda Sykes Covers Philly Mag

Snapped Sorors: Maya Angelou shows Hatitude, Lynn Whitfield Gets Social, and Wanda Sykes Covers Philly Mag

Several famous sorors received recent media hits this past week. Soror Maya Angelou gave Governor Bev Purdue the Lifetime Achievement award at a “Hatitude” event during the UNCF in Charlotte Soror Lynn Whitfield attended an intimate dinner in honor of Debra Martin Chase. The event was sponsored by the Blackhouse Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

Soror Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, and Octavia Spencer Write to Their Former TEENAGE Selves

Soror Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, and Octavia Spencer Write to Their Former TEENAGE Selves

Have you taken time to think back to your entrance into our illustrious sisterhood, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. If you joined while in college, what were you thinking at the time? What was going through your head? Who was that girl interested in the sophisticated Ladies of Pink and Green , and what would […]